Gustavus Adolphus College
Folke Bernadotte Memorial LibraryLibrary
We’re so small (6 librarians, one of whom is also the college archivist) that we wear many hats, including this one. If I had to characterize it in a word, I would call it “anarchist.”
Year publishing activities began: 2012
Organization: We're so small (6 librarians, one of whom is also the college archivist) that we wear many hats, including this one. If we had to characterize it in a word, I'd call it "anarchist."
Total FTE in support of publishing activities:
Funding sources (%): library materials budget (100)
Stage of publishing efforts (1–5):
Open access focus (1–5):
Library-administered university press publications in 2016:
Library publications in 2016:
Number of open access titles: journals (); monographs ()
Number of paid titles: journals (); monographs ()
Number of hybrid titles: journals (); monographs ()
Media formats: text; images
Percentage of journals that are peer reviewed: 0
Percentage of journals assessing article processing charges (APCs):
Internal partners: individual faculty
External partners: Oberlin Group; we also kick in some support for an OA LIS journal.
Publishing platform(s): PressBooks
Digital preservation strategy: in-house
Additional services: cataloging
Additional InformationPlans for expansion/future directions: We are among Oberlin Group libraries involved in planning the Leaver Initiative, an open access monograph press focusing on the liberal arts. (http://leverinitiative.wordpress.com/) We are also planning to set aside a percentage of our acquisitions budget annually to devote to OA support. At the moment it's a *very tiny* percentage, but I hope it's a way to be intentional about our commitment to sharing knowledge with the world.
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